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Makeup June 30, 2017

What’s In My Makeup Bag? A Gif Tutorial of My Everyday Makeup Routine!

Lately I have been getting a lot of compliments on my skin and how natural my makeup looks, which makes me so happy. I’ve of course gone through all the phases with my makeup like using a foundation that is several shades too light, going overboard on bronzer, using a brow pencil that is just too dark–you name it. So the fact that I’ve finally gotten my makeup routine down to something that truly suits me, and that I can do…

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Makeup March 10, 2017

The Best Concealer for Achieving the Perfect ‘No Makeup’ Makeup Look

It’s freezing out right now, but you know what? I’m going to hold on to hopes of warmer days ahead. Therefore, it’s time for me to start thinking of and purchasing beauty products that will be beneficial in the summer. A few months ago I walked in to Sephora specifically to purchase the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer ($30)– everyone has it, everyone loves it and I wanted to try it for myself. I surprisingly wasn’t big on concealer prior to this, I…

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Hair Makeup December 16, 2016

New Year’s Eve Beauty Inspiration

I’ll admit, I tried to skip going out for New Year’s this year, but I’m such a sucker for getting dressed up that when I was doing the shoot for this post I got a serious case of FOMO. Afterwards I texted my girlfriend like, what we doin’?! I just love an opportunity to go all out with my look and New Year’s Eve is always the most fun. Whether you decide to keep it to an intimate house party,…

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Fragrance Hair Makeup Skincare December 1, 2016

My Favorite Products: November

With being a beauty blogger I am of course constantly scouting and trying new products each week or even each day. However, I feel it’s important to have a routine in the products you use and stick to what works best — this is when you really see results. So, I decided that each month I’d highlight the products I use most consistently that don’t necessarily fit into my weekly reviews. Here are my favorite products from November. MAC Studio…

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Makeup November 16, 2016

MAC’s “Sin” Lipstick: The Perfect Transitional Lip Color for Fall

Its no secret that I love lipstick and will use any excuse to bust out a new shade. Since we’re transitioning (very quickly) through fall to winter its time for me to start rocking deeper hues. I recently stumbled across MAC’s “Sin” Lipstick ($17), which I am obsessed with. Sin offers just the right amount of vampy pigmentation to rock from day to night for an edgy look. It’s a deep dark blue-based red that goes well with my complexion.…

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Makeup April 21, 2016

Beauty on a Budget: My Drugstore Favs

I am the first to admit, makeup is too damn expensive. Not that, that stops me from buying MAC or brands at Sephora, but it does add up. Believe it or not I really feel some drugstore brands are on par with their more expensive counterparts in terms of quality, and after all, buying products at the drugstore is where it all started for me at the beginning of college. Here are some favorites that are currently in my makeup…

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Makeup March 18, 2016

Black | Up Cosmetics

Initially this story was going to be solely about a new foundation that I am trying out for the spring by Black | Up cosmetics. However, once I got my hands on a few more products from the brand, I fell in love and had to give you all the low down on the company overall. Black | Up is a Parisian cosmetics brand that caters to women of darker skin tones, and has recently launched in the U.S. As…

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